Solar Energy

Solar Energy

by Chris Oxlade


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Solar Energy by Chris Oxlade

What is a photovoltaic cell? How does a solar thermal power station work? Where is solar power used around the world? 'Fueling the Future' asks the questions that young people want answered. Each chapter contains a different question, so readers can develop their knowledge.

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ISBN-13: 9781432915704
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/28/2008
Series: Fueling the Future Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.63(w) x 9.63(h) x (d)
Lexile: NC1020L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Why do we need energy? — What is solar energy? — How do we capture light energy from the sun? — Where do we use solar cells? — How do we capture heat from the sun? — Where do we use solar thermal energy? — What are the pros and cons of solar energy? — What is the future for solar energy? — Solar energy timeline — Solar energy facts and figures.

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